Our Mission: "Provide Exceptional Public Services to Assure a
Safe, Healthy, Vibrant County for All"
Our Values: Professional | Approachable | Responsive |
Collaborative | Fair & Equitable
Continuous Posting. Applications will be reviewed in batches
based on the date the application was submitted.
Are you looking for a summer job with flexible hours? Apply to
become a seasonal employee at Stearns County! These positions are
great jobs for college students looking to earn tuition money and
seniors or retirees looking to be more active during the summer
months. Candidates must be 18 and older. Stearns County derives
strength from the diversity of its workforce and provides a
welcoming environment where all are respected, honored and
To participate in maintaining and improving County facilities
and grounds. The responsibilities of this position include but are
not limited to a variety of landscaping, mowing, building
maintenance, and custodial duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
These examples do not include all possible responsibilities in
this position and do not limit the assignment of related duties to
Assists with facility painting projects.
Performs maintenance and improvement of furnishings, landscapes,
Assists with mowing, landscaping, noxious weed control,
construction, cleaning, grounds keeping, sign fabrication, and
Performs custodial duties including but not limited to washing
floors, walls, tables, grills, and toilets.
Performs maintenance activities to promote a healthy turf
through seed bed preparation, soil tests, fertilizing, and watering
Attends work regularly and in a timely manner.
- Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications and
Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must
possess the following:
- Must be at least 18 years of age or will be by May 2021
- Possess a valid driver's license
Preferred Experience Beyond Minimum Qualifications: previous
experience maintaining buildings and grounds; using gas engine
power equipment; in maintenance and operation of spin trimmers, and
mowers; working alone or with minimal supervision; enforcing rules
in a public setting; first aid training and CPR certification is a
Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to effectively and reliably perform routine building and
Ability to exercise good judgment when performing maintenance
Ability to be self-motivated when performing
Ability to perform manual labor.
Ability to develop respectful and cooperative working
- Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
Accountabilities, Work Environment and Extent of Supervision or
Accountabilities Shared By All Employees
Performs job responsibilities in a manner consistent with the
County's mission and values.
Develops and maintains a thorough working knowledge of all
department and County-wide policies, protocols and procedures that
apply to the performance of this position.
Develops respectful and cooperative working relationships with
Informs immediate supervisor of all important matters pertaining
to assigned job responsibilities.
Seeks opportunities for further personal growth and
Represents the County in a professional manner to all internal
and external contacts when doing the County's business.
- Complies with all rules and policies in order to maintain a
safe work environment.
Work Environment and Physical Demands
The primary responsibilities for this position will be performed
approximately 90% of the time outdoors. Will have some exposure to
health hazards and accidents.
Extent of Supervision or Guidance Provided
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Building
Responsibility for Public Contact
Hours of Work, Testing and Interview Dates
Hours of Work
Shifts available Monday through Thursday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Positions are scheduled approximately May through August.
If you are selected to be interviewed for this position,
interviews will be held on Thursday, May 27, 2021. Invitations to
interview will be sent to the email address listed on the job
application and will be based upon an assessment of education and
experience. A job specific physical, drug and/or psychological exam
may be required before appointment.
If you require special accommodations to participate in the
Stearns County hiring process, please contact us at